Ichabod Bartlett Edit Profile
He received a classical education and graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover in 1808. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1811, commencing practice in Durham.
Bartlett moved to Portsmouth in 1816 and continued the practice of law. He was the clerk of the New Hampshire Senate in 1817 and 1818, and served as the state solicitor for Rockingham County 1819-1821. Elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and as an Adams to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses, Bartlett served as United States Representative from (March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1829).
Bartlett was never married and died in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on October 19, 1853 (age 67 years, 87 days). He is interred at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
In addition, he was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1819-1821 and served as speaker in 1821. He declined the appointment as chief justice of the court of common pleas in 1825 and was again a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1830, 1838, 1851, and 1852. Failing in a bid for governorship of New Hampshire in 1832, he served as a member of the state constitutional convention in 1850.